Despite revamps, agent mistrust keeps Craigslist FSBO-heavy real estate site

25 Feb 2013

While there are plenty of reasons to see Craigslist as insurmountable competition for some classified publishers such as newspapers, there is one place where other sites have the behemoth beat – that’s real estate. Nor is it solely because it’s so lacking in rich media.

Craigslist, according to Inman


Jim Townsend

Jim Townsend, editorial director and a principal of the AIM Group, is a career journalist, consultant and interactive media pioneer with more than 35 years of experience in news management. Townsend joined the AIM Group in 2001 as an analyst and consultant and became a part-owner in 2003. He is based in Houston. He leads a global team of analysts who report media industry trends in North and South America, Europe, India, Asia, Australia and other countries in the Pacific Rim.